A government release said that Purohit sent a message to the Chief Minister in this regard.
"On the occasion of Tamil New Year's day heralding the arrival of Vilambi (new year), I extend my best wishes and greetings to you for a glorious year ahead," the release quoted Purohit as saying in his message.
"May God bestow peace, prosperity and joy on your family," he added.
The Governor also sent a new year message to the Deputy Chief Minister, a release said.
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